Weston Manor

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Weston Manor
Weston Manor Front.JPG
Weston Manor
Weston Manor is located in Virginia
Weston Manor
Location Off VA 10 on S bank of Appomattox River, Hopewell, Virginia
Coordinates 37°18′31″N 77°18′16″W / 37.30861°N 77.30444°W / 37.30861; -77.30444Coordinates: 37°18′31″N 77°18′16″W / 37.30861°N 77.30444°W / 37.30861; -77.30444
Area 3 acres (1.2 ha)
Built 1780
Architectural style Georgian
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 72001505[1]
VLR # 116-0002
Significant dates
Added to NRHP April 13, 1972
Designated VLR November 16, 1971[2]

Weston Manor is an 18th-century plantation house on the south shore of the Appomattox River currently located in the City of Hopewell in eastern Virginia.

History[edit]

William and Christian Eppes Gilliam built their home, Weston Manor, in 1789 on land in Prince George County that was acquired two years earlier. The Gilliam family first arrived in Virginia in the 17th century as indentured servants. By the late 18th century the family had amassed several plantations in the area. Christian was the daughter of Richard Eppes of Appomattox Plantation.

Current status[edit]

Weston Manor is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is noted for its period interior, and is open for tours from April 1 through October 31 each year. Hours are Monday through Saturday 10am - 4:30pm, Sunday 1pm - 4:30pm.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 19 March 2013.